cardiectomy


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car·di·ec·to·my

(kar'dē-ek'tō-mē),
Excision of the cardiac part of the stomach.
[cardi-(2) + G. ektomē, excision]

cardiectomy

[kär′dē·ek′təmē]
1 removal of the heart.
2 removal of the cardiac portion of the stomach.

cardiectomy

(kăr″dē-ĕk′tō-mē) [″ + ektome, excision]
1. Excision of the gastric cardia.
2. Harvesting of the heart and adjacent great vessels for transplantation.

cardiectomy

Surgical removal of the upper part of the stomach (the cardia).